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New England Set Gear Fishermen – Final Rule – Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan. Are you Affected?

Whale management areasNMFS issues this final rule to amend the regulations implementing the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction. This rule revises the management measures for reducing the incidental mortality and serious injury to the North Atlantic right whale, humpback whale, and fin whale in commercial trap/pot and gillnet fisheries to further the goals of the MMPA, and the ESA. . Read final rule in the Federal Register 18:49

NMFS – Northeast Multispeci​es Fishery Management Plan – Final Rule

Final Rule to Implement Interim Measures for Framework Adjustment 48; Framework Adjustment 50; and 2013 Sector Operations Plans, Contracts, and Allocation Annual Catch Entitlemen​ts to the Northeast Multispeci​es Fishery Management Plan –  Read more  12:43